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Question 1: [47] In the United States, California, ________, Texas, and Florida use desalination for a very small part of their water supply.
Georgia (U.S. state)AlabamaArizonaColorado

Question 2: According to the ________, if more supplies aren’t found by 2020, the region will face a shortfall nearly as great as the amount consumed today.
California Department of Water ResourcesCalifornia Gold RushCentral Valley (California)Sacramento, California

Question 3: On ________’highland plateau, a massive transformation occurred that eliminated virtually all the heavily forested vegetation in the period 1970 to 2000.
MozambiqueMadagascarSaint HelenaMaldives

Question 4: For example many bogs in ________ have been drained or developed through human population expansion.
United KingdomWalesEnglandScotland

Question 5: ________ dramatizes the underlying tenuous balance of safe water supply, but it is the imprudent actions of humans that have rendered the human population vulnerable to the devastation of major droughts.
DeforestationClimate change and agricultureKyoto ProtocolDrought

Question 6: While desalinizing 1,000 gallons of water can cost as much as $3, the same amount of ________ costs $7,945.
MountaineeringBottled waterBackpackUltralight backpacking

Question 7: Water crisis is a term used to refer to the world’s ________ relative to human demand.
Natural environmentWater resourcesPeak waterOverpopulation

Question 8: There are many other countries of the world that are severely impacted with regard to human ________ and inadequate drinking water.
Health scienceMedicineHealthNutrition

Question 9: [3] The major aspects of the water crisis are allegedly overall scarcity of usable water[4] and ________.
Water pollutionSurface runoffMarine pollutionEutrophication

Question 10: These measures will not only conserve biota, but also render more effective the natural ________ flushing and transport that make water systems more healthy for humans.
EarthPrecipitation (meteorology)Water cycleRain







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